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Introduction to Python Programming Workshop Series

General Assembly London

Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 6:30 PM - Friday, May 30, 2014 at 9:30 PM (BST)

Introduction to Python Programming Workshop Series

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Regular Ticket - Day 1 & Day 2 Jan 31, 2015 £100.00 £0.00
Day 1 Only Ended £55.00 £2.03
Day 2 Only Ended £55.00 £2.03

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INTRODUCTION TO PYTHON PROGRAMMING WORKSHOP SERIES

Introduction to Python Programming Workshop Series
29

 

29 May – 30 May
2 Sessions

 

£100 GBP
Regular Ticket

 

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP SERIES

Whether you have experience in programming or are looking to get started for the first time, getting involved in the Python community will put you on the fast track to honing your skills. In this class, you’ll learn all about Python - including how to get started, what advantages and disadvantages Python provides as a programming language, the essentials of programming in Python, and what tools are available to build applications in Python.

TAKEAWAYS

  • Learn how to get set up and install Python and libraries.
  • Find out how to write your first Python script.
  • Figure out what tools to use for your next Python projects.

SCHEDULE

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Thursday, 29 May 6:30 – 9:30 pmPart 1 - Introduction to Programming in Python

In part one of this series we'll start at the basics. From a conceptual introduction to programming and the characteristics of Python, we'll move on to cover syntax and get hands on writing code in Python. Coding experience will come in handy, but is by no means required.

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Friday, 30 May 6:30 – 9:30 pmPart 2 - Webscraping in Python

The second part builds on the introduction of part 1 and will focus specifically on the goal of getting data from the web. In journalism, science and increasingly in business, data that is represented in web pages can provide useful information. We'll look at the technique of webscraping and how we can do this in Python. At the end of the workshop you'll have written your own scrapers and used them to acquire data from the web.

PREREQS & PREPARATION

Please bring a laptop to class.

REFUND POLICY

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.


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General Assembly
9 Back Hill
4th Floor
EC1R 5EN London
United Kingdom

Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 6:30 PM - Friday, May 30, 2014 at 9:30 PM (BST)


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General Assembly London

General Assembly London is a campus for technology, design, and entrepreneurship. We provide educational programming, space, and support to facilitate collaborative practices and learning opportunities across a community inspired by the entrepreneurial experience.

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